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Senior Accountant

Company name
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Jan 04,2019

Valid Through
Apr 19,2019

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Reporting to the Accounting Manager, this position will perform month end close and financial reporting functions. Essential duties and responsibilities include:

Prepare balance sheet reconciliations on accounts including prepaid expenses and accrued

Perform financial statement line item variances.

Participate in firm forecasting and monitor plan versus actual results.

Prepare and post journal entries across a broad range of balance sheet and income statement accounts.

Provide accounting support to Operations and IT departments.

Assist with internal and external audits.

As needed, provide direction and review work performed by the Staff Accountant.

Perform other related duties as required.

Required Skills

Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and principles.

High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including advanced Excel skills. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics is a plus.

Strong analytical skills with the ability to research and reconcile difficult accounts.

Ability to communicate effectively when explaining financial data to all levels of employees.

Commitment to continuous process improvement.

Detail oriented, organized and deadline-focused.

A strong team player who can work well with the team and interact effectively with all levels of employees.

Required Experience

Bachelor degree in Accounting or a Bachelor degree in Business with an emphasis in Accounting.

3-5 years of related accounting experience. Working knowledge of the financial services

industry preferred.

CPA designation is a plus.

Corporate tax knowledge is a plus.

Janney is dedicated to promoting and supporting diversity within our workplace. We provide an environment that promotes respect, integrity, teamwork, achievement and acceptance regardless of race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, socioeconomic status, education, job level, parental status, disability, marital status or other protected factors. Janney is committed to equal employment opportunities and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.

Job Location

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Company info

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
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Company Profile
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC is a leading financial services firm dedicated to putting client needs first. We are committed to providing the best in financial and investment advice to help our clients toward their personal or business goals. We focus on building strong client relationships, supported by a foundation of trust and performance. Janney provides advice to individual, corporate and institutional clients. Our expertise includes guidance about asset management, corporate and public finance, equity and fixed income investing, equity research, institutional equity and fixed income sales and trading, investment strategy, financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raising, portfolio management, retirement and income planning, and wealth management. Janney is an independently-operated subsidiary of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC).

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